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Dakota Skye (2008)

For as long as she could remember, Dakota Skye has been cursed with a super power. She has the ability to see the truth in any lie she hears. From small, harmless white lies, to the more ... See full summary »

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Scott F. Anderson ...
Casey (as Scott Anderson)
Matt Baker ...
History Teacher
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Laci Couts ...
Female Teacher (as Laci Buzzelli)
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Heather
Evan Cuthbert ...
Nerd
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Jacob
Lori Decker ...
Sarah
Zacry Fox ...
Dan
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Beth
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Lou Grande ...
Terry
Destiny Hyden ...
Denise
Brielle Montoya ...
Dakota - 10 / 12 yrs old
Kassidy Muller ...
Dakota - 6 years old
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For as long as she could remember, Dakota Skye has been cursed with a super power. She has the ability to see the truth in any lie she hears. From small, harmless white lies, to the more devious kind, they have come from the people that she should trust the most; her family, friends and teachers. These lies have snowballed, leading to her becoming bitter and apathetic towards the world around her. Now seventeen, Dakota just watches the world happen around her, unmotivated to join it. She has a boyfriend who plays in a semi-popular local rock band and her best friend from childhood, but finds little joy in her own life. One day, Jonah comes into town. It only takes a few days before Dakota notices something about him that sets him apart from the other people in her life. He doesn't lie. Through her friendship with Jonah, her eyes are opened to the world around her and she sees that there is something out there more than all the lies. There is a possibility of something different... ... Written by John Humber

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Rated R for language, some sexuality and drug use

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14 March 2008 (USA)  »

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Дакота Скай  »

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$150,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

When Dakota walks into class and falls asleep at her desk, she is only wearing two black and pink bracelets. In the next scene when she is being picked up from school she is suddenly also wearing a few blue bracelets. See more »

Quotes

Jonah Moreno: You know eventually we are gonna have to quit dreaming this dream?
Dakota Skye: Not right now...
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Did You Mean Even One?
Written by Aaron Moore and Bay Dariz
Performed by The Mercy Kiss
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Excellent!
6 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was an excellent film! I just saw it at the Phoenix Film Festival. Very realistic and convincing. Her story is completely normal in every other respect besides her ability, and I connected much more with the movie because of it. Her quest felt like something a real person would go through. She's unsure of her future, unsure of her feelings, and everything is just confusing. I don't think it can get more accurate than that when describing adolescence. Some people might judge bits of the content to be inappropriate, but I feel that if it hadn't of been there, I couldn't have taken the characters and plot seriously. I really enjoy the fact the Dakota's superpower both is and is not the focus of the movie. The writers were able to make it stay far from any cheesy superpower movie clichés, which was wonderful. The ability was just a tool to allow her to discover parts of herself. I loved the film, excellent work!


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